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Mar 8, 2011 6:30pm EST
>>> tonight on "world news," america afloat. in 26 states. canoes instead of cars. mired in mud. neighbors rescuing neighbors. a mountain of snow becomes a torrent of water. >>> no excuses. the government warns gas could be $4 by summer. but we ask these gas stations why their jacking up the prices now. >>> punishing kids? 20,000 seek medical attention because of teachers. where do you draw the line on paddlings, on spanking? >>> wild weight loss idea. if you imitate pregnant women, can you really peel off the pounds? >>> and, made in america gets action. will congress now require gift shops like these to sell goods from american workers? >>> good evening. more than half of america's states, 26 in all, are facing flood watches and warnings tonight. in towns from new orleans to new york, there are rivers in the streets. snow melting so fast it's as if two olympic swimming pools were pouring out every single second. and another wet storm is about to arrive. already, canoes are parked in the driveway. cars stalled in the water. and mud is everywhere. and our linsey davis is in wayn
ABC
Mar 22, 2011 11:35pm EDT
off the "good morning america" set and here's his dressing room. we'll have the inside story of what really happened backstage. >>> from the global resources of abc news, with terry moran, cynthia mcfadden and bill weir in tnew york city, this is "nightline," march 22nd, 2011. >> good evening, i'm bill weir. sure, america has a dozen countries now helping attack moammar gadhafi, and yes, president obama promised to execute a quote, exit strategy this week. but none of that could have mattered to a pair of young americans the moment they ditched their f-15 and rode parachutes into the dark desert. for the latest on the closest of calls in this young war, we turn to the only reporter ever to fly a u.s. combat mission. martha raddatz has tonight's "target libya" report. >> reporter: late last night, the two-man crew of the f-15 strike eagle took off from aviano air base. their mission? take out deadly air defenses in libya. this is what flying in one of those 40-ton, $60 million fighter jets is like, as i learned when i flew a combat mission in an identical plan in afghanistan last year
CNN
Mar 9, 2011 3:00am EST
? that if america waited, something like iraq, a similar thing would have happened there and you would have avoided the bloodshed and the controversy which reading your fascinating book, you know it's stained many reputations. iraq in particular. when you see tunisia, egypt, libya, do you not wish you'd wade perhaps? >> i think quite the contrary iraq. he's a man who killed hundred of thousands of his own people. the burial grounds are just filled with mass graves. the chances of a popular revolt overthrowing the saddam hussein regime, i think, is very modest. he is -- was a vicious dictator, and i think he would have put it down viciously. now what you're seeing in other places is something quite different. the other hand, what you do have mixed emotions in this sense, you think of the cedar revolution in lebanon and who's in charge there, hezbollah, a terrorist organization, that is not representative of the major fraction of the population. you worry in these other countries, who knows what's going to happen in libya if in fact gadhafi is thrown out. who knows what's going to happen in egypt? >>
ABC
Mar 16, 2011 6:30pm EDT
to the same kind of reactors right here in america? >>> and, what about the fear of the people of japan tonight? >>> good evening. this is what an american official told us today. it would be hard to describe how alarming the situation is inside japan's nuclear power plant. teetering on the brink of a multi-reactor meltdown. that last ditch hope, the workers heading in on what he called a suicide mission. and even that may be too late. as family members or some of the workers have begun to weigh in, one of them writing tonight, "my father has accepted his fate, much like a death sentence." and, the japanese people are lining up today to be tested or to leave, but we want to talk, as well, about what this means for the united states. we're going to tell you about worst case scenarios, what it might really deliver to hawaii, to california, the rest of this country, all of that ahead. but martha raddatz leads us off, she spent the day with experts asking about the reality of what is happening tonight. martha? >> reporter: diane, the u.s. is now urgently trying to get the japanese governmen
ABC
Mar 17, 2011 11:35pm PDT
. much more of christiane's interview with gadhafi's son tomorrow on good morning america. >>> and the latest on the nuclear nightmare unfolding in japan where they've gone to extreme measures to avoid a meltdown. is it too late to stop the worst? [ male announcer ] ten people are going to win the chevrolet, buick, gmc or cadillac of their choice. push your onstar button and you could be one of them. even if you're not an onstar customer. ♪ just push your blue button and tell the advisor you want to enter the onstar push on sweepstakes. ♪ but do it soon. no purchase necessary. see rules at onstar.com to enter without a blue onstar button. ♪ [ male announcer ] what are you gonna miss when you have anallergy attack? benadryl® is more effective than claritin® at relieving your worst symptoms and works when you need it most. benadryl®. .you can't pause life. to get your best night's sleep every night. why not talk to someone who's sleeping on the most highly recommended bed in america. ask me about my tempur-pedic. ask me how fast i fall asleep. tempur-pedic owners ar
ABC
Mar 23, 2011 7:00am EDT
>>> good morning, america. and spring's wild weather. snow blankets the northeast this morning. blizzard conditions in the midwest. and tornadoes tear through four states. >>> there's breaking news from japan this morning. nuclear fallout. radiation, now, poisoning tokyo's tap water. officials warning the water supply's unsafe for babies. plus, new images from inside the evacuation zone. the first picture and the story they tell this morning. >>> a miniature train speeding out of control, caught on tape. young children and their parents thrown from the runaway train. this morning, the father of one of the victims speaks out. >>> you might have heard about the backstage blowup. what really happened? robin's interview with chris brown making headlines this morning. what happened when the cameras stopped rolling? the latest, on "gma." >>> and we do say, good morning, america. another quiet day here at "gma." >> dawn of a new day. >> we'll get into the chris brown story in great detail later this morning. let's talk about the weather. >> the weather is always safe. so much warmer h
ABC
Mar 19, 2011 8:00am EDT
>>> good morning, america. i'm bianna golodryga. >> and i'm dan harris. good morning. it is saturday, march 19th. this morning, breaking news. are these new pictures proof that moammar gadhafi is defying america? just hours after president obama told gadhafi to back down or face military actions. the rebels say gadhafi continues to attack. in fact, they say they just shot down one of his war planes. >>> state of emergency. frightening news from japan this morning. reports that their milk and food supply is now contaminated with radiation. and this morning, reports that the workers at the crippled nuclear plant in japan, are trying to start the cooling pumps to prevent a meltdown. >>> strange twist. police uncover what they say was a murder plot at this upscale yoga clothing store, in a posh washington, d.c. suburb. did this woman, murder her co-worker and then bind and gag herself so that she could claim to be a victim? >>> and hacked. who is hacking into celebrities' e-mail accounts? and leaking embarrassing photos and information? more than 50 stars have been hit so
CNN
Mar 10, 2011 9:00am EST
on radical islam in america. the house homeland security committee will listen to testimony. congressman peter king will lead the way. he wants to know more about how muslims in the u.s. are being turned into dangerous radicals. critics say he is unfairly singling out an entire community. we are covering the angles. you can believe it. you will definitely believe it. senior congressional correspondent dana bash has talked with king about why he thinks these hearings are needed and why he won't cave into his critics and one thing you definitely will hear. dana, this isn't the first time the hearings on radicalization hearings have happened since 9/11. explain why this hearing has gotten so much controversy this time around. >> reporter: you're exactly right, kate. on the senate side of the capitol. joe lieberman held half a dozen at least hearings. but he approached it in a different way. he called them things like looking at violent islamist extremism. different tone and different tenor that pete king is setting in calling his hearings looking at radicalization of muslims in america. tho
ABC
Mar 16, 2011 2:05am PDT
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ABC
Mar 18, 2011 4:00am PDT
by for any military action in libya. we'll have apdate on update on good morning america. >>> to the other global crisis, it's been a week since the earthquake hit japan. workers are trying to restart the cooling conditions at the reactor. >>> the latest toll from the quake and tsunami, 16,600 dead or missing. president obama has ordered a comprehensive safety review of the 104 nuclear reactors in this country in the wake of that disaster in japan. >>> the head of the u.n. atomic agency arrived in japan for a personal assessment of the crisis. >> reporter: good morning to you. the last-ditch effort to save the nuclear plant involved more than 140 firefighters and 300 workers. they have volunteered for the dangerous mission and like many crews will work to cool down the reactors to prevent total disaster. it's an all-out battle to save the fukushima daiichi plant. they are attempting to cool it down and overt potential meltdown. the latest effort went in after crews dropped sea water. today, officials said they would not resume aerial operations for now. 300 men are working around the clock
ABC
Mar 21, 2011 11:35pm EDT
as america and her allies continue to destroy the defenses of moammar gadhafi. the mission, according to president obama, was to stop the libyan dictate they are slaughtering more of his own people, but getting rid of gadhafi, not our job. for the moment, that task is still in the hands of a ragged group of rebels, and with more american blood and treasure on the line alexander markardt set out to find out. >> reporter: hundreds of cruise missile attacks against military posts. two slamming into a command and control facility in libyan government compounds. earlier this morning at first light, my team and i traveled from the city of tobruk to the city of benghazi. the heart of this rebellion against this mercurial dictator moammar gadhafi. america and its al lies have vowed to protect the people here. the city was deserted. there were roadblocks everywhere. almost no one in the streets. the shops were shuttered. four days ago gadhafi vowed to level benghazi. "we are coming. we are looking for the traitors," he said "and shall have no mercy or compassion. "it's been terrifying the last
ABC
Mar 17, 2011 11:35pm EDT
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CNN
Mar 26, 2011 1:00pm EDT
a low point, families in america lost a quarter of their wealth. the result of the recession and result of an overheated housing market. how long can he afford to be engaged in anything else other than economic problems? whenever i tweet anything out about the president and libya or the middle east i get responses from people saying what's he doing about unemployment at home? >> he's probably got two hours to get focused on the united states. the reality is we know most americans are focused on understandably domestic issues, their jobs, their houses. while they can get excited for an hour about a war abroad, about taking down a dictator, in the long-term, what they really care about is their own jobs. so i think this is going to be a very real problem for him. many presidents, when they're in trouble, like the distractions of foreign policy because it takes them away from the domestic problems that give them trouble. but in this case this president's got to deal on the ground with domestic issues, and i fear that the libyan crisis, aside from other problems we can talk about in libya i
CNN
Mar 27, 2011 3:00pm EDT
is an writer for "the wall street journal." this president watched up his trip to latden america with his attention focused on the rest of the world. what does it do for his ability to lead in the united states on vital issues that remain domestically? job creation, the budget, the deficit? >> one of the interesting things about history is that presidents come into office concentrating on domestic issues. so many times get involved in military conflicts. inme it was true of woodrow wilson and franklin roosevelt and lyndon johnson who was trying to do the great society and we had the vietnam war. so the president i think is somewhat distracted. but he can't be too distracted, because it's very clear to me that to voters, what matters most is not what's happening in libya or what's happening in iraq or what's happening in rio, but what's happening at home. they want jobs. and of course, don't forget, ali, two weeks from now we're going to be talking about a potential government shutdown to deal with the budget crisis. >> i want to bring in benjamin barber who is the author of "jihad versus
CNN
Mar 10, 2011 8:00pm EST
seem to realize that there will be no quick or meaningful intervention from america or the international community. and they are attacking opposition cities with impunity. the question tonight -- is it too late to stop gadhafi's violent attack on his own people? first, our regulars, e.d. hill and will cain. >> it was amazing to see the wisconsin state capitol on lockdown last night like a prison. police clearing angry protesters from the building. something seems to be completely lost -- i think it's important to know that collective bargaining is not a right, it's a privilege. >> and i've been looking at congressman king's hearings on the extent of radicalization in the american community. and i looked at statistics on the department of justice web site and saw this over 400 convictions for terrorist acts prosecuted since september 11. the vast majority related in some way to islamic terrorism. and i think we've got to talk about this. >> all right. amazing amount of stuff going on. a lot to talk about. first to the latest on libya. i want you to hear what one of ou
ABC
Mar 26, 2011 7:00am EDT
>>> good morning, america. i'm dan harris. >> and i'm bianna golodryga. it's saturday, march 26th. this morning, nuclear apology. japanese officials issue an extraordinary and rare public apology to workers who are exposed to massive amounts of radiation. were they deliberately misled? and what about new reports of a huge crack in one of the reactors. >>> food fears. you find it in so many foods that children eat. why the government says it could be making more kids hyperactive. >>> facebook taking over. one are the seven words no person wants to hear? your father just friended me on facebook. we'll tell you why that's more likely to happen than ever. >>> and swimming with sharks. this is one of those what was he thinking moments. incredible video of a man who is not afraid to get up close and personal with the king of the ocean. >>> that guy did what any ration beachgoer would do. he would get out of the water with the shark. >> a nonpredatory shark. but that's a big risk to take. >> i would be doing that move when you crawl up under your beach blanket and hide. >> mommy? >> exac
ABC
Mar 23, 2011 4:00am EDT
>>> making news in america this morning. >> breaking news from tokyo, don't drink the water. that's the order for millions as radiation levels spike. >>> mission accomplished? u.s. strikes on libya would soon be over. but overnight, gadhafi says he will win. >>> and powerful, spring storms spawn tornados in the heartland, as a system now targets the northeast. >>> good morning. we begin this morning with some breaking news out of tokyo, japan. that city of about 7 million people has a new concern about radiation right now. >> and it's flowing out of every tap. new tests on tokyo's water have found it to be two times above the limit for radioactive iodine considered safe for infants. parents are now being told to keep it away from youngsters. but the level of iodine is said to pose no immediate health risk to adults. >> and broccoli was added to the list of vegetables taken from around the nuclear plant. the fda has halted all imports from that region. we'll have more coming up. >>> meanwhile, there is word of evacuation of the workers from the fukushima nuclear plant. that evacuat
ABC
Mar 24, 2011 7:00am EDT
>>> good morning, america. >> there's a tornado, right there. get in the school. >> running for cover. a tornado chases down high school children. their moment of terror, caught on tape. >>> air traffic snooze. an air controller admits dozing off. this morning, drastic action at airports across this country. >>> chris brown breaks his silence, expressing regret over his backstage blowup here at "gma." >> i want to apologize to anybody who was startled in the office. anybody who was offended. >> but he didn't stop there. we'll have all the reaction and more details on what really happened. >>> and guilty as charged. this dog knew she was headed to the dog house. >> let's see your face. oh, my goodness. denver, you didn't. >> this morning, denver the dog is here. it's a "gma" exclusive. her first interview right here. >>> oh, denver. don't feel that bad. we've all had our tail between our legs at one point, right? >> at least she's coming out of the penalty to be with us. good morning, america. we have david muir with us, as george continues to take time off. you know what we'
ABC
Mar 16, 2011 3:05am EDT
on "america this morning" and "good morning america," we'll take you back to japan for the very latest on the ongoing disaster. >>> in other news, the persian gulf nation of bahrain is under a three month state of emergency. a reaction to what's escalated into deadly political unrest. demonstrators are calling for political reforms and a change in bahrain's long established monarchy. the military force led by saudi arabia has been clashing with the protesters. so far at least three people have died and hundreds more injured. the u.s. navy's main base in the region is located in bahrain. >>> and in libya, moammar gadhafi's forces appear set for an offensive on the main stronghold of the rebellion there. opposition fighters were routed from a key city yesterday opening the way to their base in benghazi. in his newest comment gadhafi called the rebels rats and also claimed only hundreds not thousands have been killed in the fighting. >>> and with that, here's a look at your wednesday weather. a wet day from san francisco north with seattle expecting heavy rain. up to 2 feet of snow in the
CNN
Mar 23, 2011 6:00am EDT
be getting worse. >> i'm ali velshi, cnn exclusive. president obama defends america's role in libya and talks about whether he deserved that nobel peace prize. >>> research in motion is going to try to take down the ipad with its own tablet pc. let's get started, "american morning" begins right now. >>> all right. good morning. it is wednesday. >> yesterday we thought we were making some progress in japan. with heard they had restored power to a couple of the reactors, and again this morning. news has taken a turn for the worse. >> black smoke is rising from one of the reactors at daiichi's power plant and dangerous levels of radiation have been discovered in the tap water in tokyo. levels in the tap water there are double the legal limit for infants to drink. tokyo is 150 miles from the crippled daiichi power station. the likely source, of course, of this contamination. residents are being warned not to allow babies to drink tap water. and there are radiation issues with the food in japan, as well. we've been telling you about this. and now the food and drug administration are banning all mi
CNN
Mar 9, 2011 9:00am EST
about 24 hours, congress looks into radical islam right here in america. . >> i would say the overwhelming majority of muslims are outstanding patriots. obviously, there's a very small percentage have allied themselves with al qaeda. >> some people say the hearings are more like a witchhunt and put islam itself on trial. we will talk to a man who found that mosques make muslims good americans. george: hello mr. gec! linda: so, we're such huge fans - george: of yours...and would be really honored... linda: ...if you would marry us. me? linda: yea! you just seem so smart...so - george: british - sounding. i'm not really qualified to speak on matters of the heart. look i'll tell you this: when you insure more than one car geico you could save even more with our multi-car discount. i now pronounce you...thrifty! geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more on car insurance. somewhere in america, there's a doctor who can peer into the future. there's a nurse who can access in an instant every patient's past. and because the whole hospital's working together, th
ABC
Mar 15, 2011 4:00am PDT
and also on "good morning america." live coverage from our team in japan, including diane sawyer and david muir. >>> and now, for this morning's weather around the country. a pretty wet day from seattle to san francisco. up to three feet of mountain snow in the cascades. and a foot in the rockies. a wintry mix from the dakotas to northern minnesota. some showers in the ohio valley down to nashville, charleston, west virginia, raleigh and atlanta. >> 45 degrees in boston. 51 in baltimore. 66 in new orleans. chicago gets up to 45. omaha, 56. and fargo, 37 degrees. 50s from seattle to boise and billings. and sacramento gets up to 65. phoenix, coming in near 90. >>> we'll have the other morning's top -- this morning's other news coming up next, including a dolphin nearly crushes a woman in florida. bizarre story there. >> you have to see that. >>> also, death on the launch pad. how a worker died while preparing "endeavour" for liftoff. >>> and we'll return to the quake zone, as misplaced family members find each other, five days into this tragedy. ererererr >>> and welcome back, everybody. we
ABC
Mar 23, 2011 11:35pm PDT
on our website, go to abcnews.com. >>> well, when we come back, is she america's last great movie star? we look at the pantheon of hollywood's legendary seductresses and what today's silver screen starlets owe to elizabeth taylor. depression is a serious medical condition. i feel like i have to wind myself up to deal with the sadness, the loss of interest, the lack of energy. [ male announcer ] ask your doctor about pristiq®, a prescription medicine proven to treat depression. pristiq is thought to work by affecting the levels of two chemicals in the brain, serotonin and norepinephrine. tell your doctor right away if your depression worsens or you have unusual changes in mood, behavior, or thoughts of suicide. antidepressants can increase suicidal thoughts and behaviors in children, teens and young adults. pristiq is not approved for children under 18. do not take pristiq with maois. taking pristiq with nsaid pain relievers, aspirin, or blood thinners may increase bleeding risk. tell your doctor about all your medications, including those for migraine, to avoid a potentially life-thre
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Mar 8, 2011 11:35pm EST
dream has changed. and good riddance. >> it used to be more, bigger, best. and everybody in america started to define themselves by all these things they had around them. houses with no money down, another house with no money down. three cars, two motorcycles, a boat, clothes, jewelry, vacations -- and then all of a sudden, it all came tumbling down. so, the old american dream has died and that is a good thing. >> reporter: a good thing? >> good thing. because those values of more, bigger, bigger, all this, were false. they weren't real. they were this illusion that everybody wanted to live up to and if you live up to an illusion, eventually the illusion evaporates. >> reporter: as she says in her latest group, "the money class," this new american dream is rooted in reality. >> you're not spending every penny. you're not impressing people. you are living a life where you can sleep at night and you're actually happy. that's the new american dream. >> reporter: in the new dream, suze has reversed some of her old advice. most surprisingly, about home ownership. >> i've always said to y
CNN
Mar 19, 2011 6:00am EDT
expected to land in brazil in 20 minutes or so on a three-day latin america tour. stops in chile and el salvador. we'll have more from ed henry who is traveling with the president. it's coming up after the president lands 20 minutes from now. >>> former secretary of state, warren christopher has died. he served as deputy at the state department during the carter administration. he's credited with releasing 52 americans held hostage in iran. dead at the age of 85. >>> after seven years in exile in south africa, he's back. haiti's first democratically elected president returned to the island nation yesterday. u.s. officials not happy to see him back. they were worried about the timing of his arrival which comes before sundays's presidential run off. he has no political aspiration. he only wants to help the nation recover. >>> to wisconsin where temporary retraining order has the new budget repair law on hold. the governor says he's confident at the initiative will prevail in court. a lawsuit followed by a democratic district attorney says republican lawmakers violated the law when they pa
ABC
Mar 16, 2011 7:00am EDT
>>> good morning, america. situation critical. a new reactor in danger. overnight, a surge in radiation drives out the last line of defense, as another fire flares up at japan's crippled nuclear plant. >>> and the fukushima 50. new details this morning about the heroic team, facing death, working inside the scariest ut place on earth. even helicopters sent to spray the plant, turned back because of major danger, as aftershocks shake tokyo. >>> could the meltdown happen here? "gma" takes you inside an american working plant, to show what the workers face every day. >>> and the rush to buy iodine pills and radiation detectors. but just how worried should we be? >>> and good morning, america. an incredible story unfolding at that nuclear plant. the workers pulled out overnight, because of radiation levels. and they're standing by to go back in at this very hour, likely exposing themselves to so much more radiation. >> just to give a sense of how much risk they are facing, back to the chernobyl disaster. almost 50 of the workers there sacrificed their lives. more than 100 had r
CNN
Mar 22, 2011 5:00pm EDT
.s. air strikes in libya adding millions and millions of dollars to america's strained budget. critics are asking if it's worth it. [ male announcer ] at quicken loans, we're a mortgage company with one very simple philosophy: every client, every time, no exceptions, no excuses. maybe that's why j.d. power and associates ranked us "highest in customer satisfaction in the united states." so, we thought we'd take a little time to celebrate. ♪ all right, then, back to work helping clients. outstanding client service. just one more example of how everything we do at quicken loans is engineered to amaze. about his future. he can't say social security... much less tell you what it means. he doesn't know that his parents are counting on the money they pay in. or that the hard earned benefits his grandparents receive... are secure. right now he's not thinking about his future. but we are. aarp has been working to preserve social security for more than 50 years. join us in a conversation to strengthen it for years to come. hi. i'm dan hesse, ceo of sprint. the other day, i looked up the word
CNN
Mar 24, 2011 6:00am EDT
to court demanding that the nuclear regulatory commission provide a permanent place to store america's waste. there are 104 operating reactors, they're scattered across 65 plants in 31 different states. if you take a look at this map, this gives you a better idea of exactly where this 63 thousand tons of spent fuel, the darker the color of the state, the more radioactive waste that state has, according to the nrc. again, we're talking about 63,000 tons of spent fuel. if you take a look, with the telestrator working, illinois is the state with most, 776 tons. coming in second place is pennsylvania. as we know, pennsylvania, the site of three mile island, the nuclear site that had zadisaste back in the late '80s. and 3,700 tons of spent fuel. pretty much a tie with north carolina and south carolina here. let me show you a map quickly that illustrates what we're talking about when we say spent fuel. these are the spent fuel pools. they're steel-lined concrete pools filled with water like this one. similar to the ones we talked about at japan's fukushima plant that overheated which allow
CNN
Mar 26, 2011 9:30am EDT
for the first time since 2008. bringing t the national convers again to how america gets and consumes its energy. professor of international business at university of maryland, peter, you say high oil prices could cause a second recession. why? >> well, simply, oil, $105, gas at $3.60. gdp, 3 1/2% to 3%. if it goes to $4 a gallon, enough to take 2.5% not self-sustaining. at that point employers lay workers out and you get on the down side of the power curve. >> and for american urban radio networks, people feel energy policy in terms of what it cost to fill up their gas tank. that's what they're concern about here. is the president communicating what his policy is? he did come out after japan and said, look, i am still behind nuclear energy in this country. how is the message from the white house on this? >> christine you know, every day in the briefing room and the president said himself being peppered with questions as press conferences, look, we are looking at the long term which is, again, the green energy solar, wind, things of that nature. at the same time, people are concerned. right now
ABC
Mar 24, 2011 5:30pm PDT
, america's second busiest, told us two controllers should be the bare minimum anywhere. >> common sense, basically. you need two controllers to do two things. one control your would be working, let's say in an emergency flight that's having some type of problem. and the other person would be there to coordinate the emergency equipment, coordinate with the airlines. >> reporter: fatigue and staffing have long played air traffic controllers. the ntsb put addressing fatigue on its most wanted safety list. but the ntsb said this is not just a nice thing, they said it's a necessary thing and a priority. it's something that needs to be changed. >> well, professionalism would dictate that anyone who doesn't think they are fit to work should tell us they're not fit to work. >> reporter: the faa is reviewing staffing at those 29 airports and we're learning just now more of them, san diego, sacramento, tucson, but they won't say how quickly and how many will be changed, david. we will keep pressing them. >> so, jim, the faa acknowledging to you that there should be at least two controllers everyw
NBC
Mar 9, 2011 6:30pm EST
tomorrow is going to begin hearings looking into muslims in america. he says he's trying to find fanatics, trying to root out terrorism, but he has stirred a lot of people up. while he admits he's obsessed with 9/11 and while he runs the house homeland security committee, tonight he is defending himself and his own past association with a terrorist organization of another kind in another time. nbc news capital windchill correspondent kelly o'donnell has our report, starts us off tonight. kelly, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, brian. king says there has been a vicious overreaction to what he plans to do at tomorrow's hearing. he says the public needs to know how big a problem it is that a small number of american muslims are being turne against the u.s. he's under pressure and having to answer for his own past ties to a controversial and even violent group. known for being accessible and media friendly during 18 years in congress, tonight peter king says he's caught by surprise. >> i'm not overly modest or shy but i really do not expect to become the center of attention on this. >
ABC
Mar 25, 2011 4:00am EDT
>>> making news in america this morning -- >> the u.s. is transferring command of the operation against moammar gadhafi's force in libya, just as the mission gains more arab support. >>> safety concerns about the nation's air traffic control system after one controller missed sleeping on the job. >>> and the champion dethroned. duke is dominated by arizona, as the march madness sweet 16 gets into high gear. >>> and good morning, everyone. thanks for being with us today. there is a major change in command in enforcing that no-fly zone over libya. libya -- nato has agreed to take charge of those operations. >> and the changeover from u.s. hands could take place as early as tomorrow. emily schmidt is joining us now from washington with the latest details. >> reporter: the u.s. has been cutting back on its role in this no-fly zone enforcement. in fact, just yesterday, the pentagon said 75% of the combat missions are now flown by the coalition partners. soon, this transition is going to be official. the no-fly zone over libya that has international support is now getting internationa
NBC
Mar 21, 2011 7:00pm EDT
personally, but president obama says the u.s. acted in these attacks he launched from south america to stop gadhafi from firing on his own people. we have this all covered tonight with our correspondents throughout the region. we want to begin at the pentagon with our pentagon correspondent, jim miklaszewski. jim, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, brian. u.s. warplanes and coalition aircraft are in the air again tonight over libya, on the prowl for targets of opportunity. libyan anti-aircraft fire lit up the skies over tripoli tonight. another futile attempt to defend against overwhelming american attacks. a dozen more cruise missiles pounded libyan military targets as u.s. marine harrier jets destroyed a convoy of armored vehicles south of benghazi. in chile today, president obama said the coalition assault was absolutely necessary to prevent the massacre of defenseless libyans by moammar gadhafi. >> a leader who has lost his legitimacy decides to turn his military on his own people. we can't simply stand by with empty words. >> reporter: in two days of intensive bombing, u.s. and c
CNN
Mar 19, 2011 8:00am EDT
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